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File

Meanings and phrases

file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together; data file
  2. a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other; single file; Indian file
  3. office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order; file cabinet; filing cabinet
  4. a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal

file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. record in a public office or in a court of law; register
  2. smooth with a file
  3. proceed in line
  4. file a formal charge against; charge; lodge
  5. place in a container for keeping records; file away

ASCII text file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting

Indian file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other; file; single file
n.
  1. a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available; anonymous ftp

backup file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file dedicated to storing and updating computer backups

binary file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file containing machine-readable information that must be read by an application; characters use all 8 bits of each byte

blunt file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file with parallel edges

circular file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish; wastepaper basket; waste-paper basket; wastebasket; waste basket

computer file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form

computer file name

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file; filename; file name; computer filename

data file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together; file
n.
  1. (computer science) a file server that can be used only as a file server

detail file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file containing relatively transient data about a particular data processing task; transaction file

disk file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file stored on a magnetic disk and identified by a unique label
n.
  1. the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)

file away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. place in a container for keeping records; file
  2. put into an archive; archive

file cabinet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order; file; filing cabinet

file clerk

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clerk who is employed to maintain the files of an organization; filing clerk; filer

file folder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. folder that holds papers together in a filing cabinet

file in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enter by marching in a file

file name

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file; filename; computer filename; computer file name
E.g.
  • The tag name becomes the file name without the .xhtml suffix.
  • In the case of file creation, F2FS finds empty consecutive slots that cover the file name.
  • When F2FS finds a file name in a directory, first a hash value of the file name is calculated.
n.
  1. a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; extension; filename extension

file out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. march out, in a file

file server

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a digital computer that provides workstations on a network with controlled access to shared resources

file system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of classifying into files (usually arranged alphabetically); filing system
E.g.
  • Most computers have at least one file system.
  • In Solaris 10 6/06 ("U2"), Sun added the ZFS file system.
  • DragonFly BSD's HAMMER file system uses a modified B+-tree.
n.
  1. protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network; FTP

flat file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file with two flat surfaces

input file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file that contains data that serve as input to a device or program; input data

main file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanent; master file

master file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanent; main file

mug file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file of mug shots (pictures of criminals that are kept on file by the police); mug book

non-dedicated file server

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a file server that can be used simultaneously as a workstation

output file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file that contains data that are the output of a device or program

rank and file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); rank
  2. people who constitute the main body of any group
E.g.
  • "The people that aren't going to find out about you are the rank and file.
  • Most of the rank and file were transferred to the remaining field battalions.
  • Even the rank and file were drawn from families with appropriate social backgrounds.

rat-tail file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a thin round file shaped like the tail of a rat

read-only file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a file that you can read but cannot change

round file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file with a circular cross section; used to file the inside of holes

single file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other; file; Indian file
E.g.
  • An ePub publication is delivered as a single file.
  • The latest versions can also be downloaded in a single file.
  • The draft horses were harnessed in pairs, rather than single file.

swap file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the disk space that is set aside for virtual memory; swap space

taper file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file with converging edges

text file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters; document
E.g.
  • The following example shows three records ready for import as a text file.
  • The output of the executed code is the text file generated by the template.
  • The declarations in the external subset are located in a separate text file.

tickler file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done; tickler
n.
  1. (computer science) a computer file containing relatively transient data about a particular data processing task; detail file

vertical file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a file in which records are stored upright on one edge

wood file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a coarse file with sharp pointed projections; rasp

file format

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The native file format of AutoCAD is .dwg.
  • Sig tags are sometimes animated, using the .gif file format.
  • "Comments" - The SREC file format does not support comments.

file sharing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It may be used for anonymous file sharing.
  • This software can be easily used for anonymous file sharing.
  • Their first song, "MPFree" is an anthem for P2P file sharing.

file formats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • And the same consideration of different file formats is present.
  • COBOL supports three file formats, or ': sequential, indexed and relative.
  • However, their influence lives on through many standard conventions and file formats.

file systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is commonly used in databases and file systems.
  • B-trees are used in the HFS and Reiser4 file systems.
  • Such file systems include JFFS2 and YAFFS.

file transfer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Examples are file transfer, email and the World Wide Web.
  • If the user decides to download the file, they negotiate the file transfer.
  • AllPeers used open source BitTorrent technology to facilitate file transfer.

file size

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a way to reduce the file size.
  • Upon learning of the limitation, Gilbert reminisced about the file size of the first game.
  • They can be arranged based on title, author, file size, file type, and when they were last opened.

not file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Riley retired and did not file for the 2019 election.
  • The Meiers did not file a civil lawsuit.
  • Johnson did not file to run for any office in the May 2, 2006, primary.

file a lawsuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the BIPA remains the only law that allows private individuals to file a lawsuit for damages stemming from a violation.
  • On October 23, Mineo's attorneys announced the incident and noted that they planned to file a lawsuit against New York City on Mineo's behalf.
  • Young would go on to file a lawsuit against the firm alleging discrimination and retaliation; however, a federal judge dismissed the case on summary judgement.
E.g.
  • On July 18, 2013, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy.
  • However, the owner had to file for bankruptcy, effectively scuttling plans to launch the station.
  • In 1897, he was forced to file for bankruptcy, which legally obligated him to resign his seat in Parliament.

image file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Comic Seer's foundation is built upon CBR, CBZ, and image file viewing.
  • TopologiLinux creates a hard disk image file on an NTFS or FAT partition.
  • The image file formats that are supported include JPG/JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIF and Bitmap (BMP).

file manager

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An orthodox file manager typically has three windows.
  • Another important element of a DE is the file manager.
  • KDE's file manager Dolphin is described as focused on usability.

file extension

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • BEAM bytecode files have the codice_1 file extension.
  • Such files normally use the file extension .
  • FlashPix files have the .fpx file extension.
E.g.
  • It is not necessary to recompile, restart Emacs, or even rehash a configuration file.
  • With a configuration file, any joystick or gamepad can be turned into a chorded keyboard.
  • Once this is done, there is a configuration file which connects peripherals to emulated peripherals.

file a complaint

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rebozo repaid the loan with interest, and the bank did not file a complaint.
  • Terry decides to file a complaint and asks Holt (Andre Braugher) to submit it.
  • Jake and Boyle then decide to file a complaint with the company against Adrian.

source file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sccs create command uses the text of source file to create a new history file.
  • For example, a bug in a compiler can make it crash when passing some large source file.
  • The same WEB source is used to "weave" a TeX file, and to "tangle" a Pascal source file.

audio file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fission is an audio file editor designed to be simple and user-friendly.
  • A jMusic score can be rendered with jMusic instruments to an audio file.
  • Au file format The Au file format is a simple audio file format introduced by Sun Microsystems.

register file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The register file took up most of that space.
  • The number of registers per register file was also considered, with 32 and 64 being contenders.
  • Two data buses write data from the register file to the two CACHE dies that implement the data cache.

did not file

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Riley retired and did not file for the 2019 election.
  • The Meiers did not file a civil lawsuit.
  • Johnson did not file to run for any office in the May 2, 2006, primary.
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